Are nuclear disasters the new normal?
The reactor's makeshift tomb was only supposed to last until 2001
The effects of Chernobyl are still being felt 28 years later
They just linger in a thick layer on the forest floor.
But, as with many nuclear-disaster health studies, the findings, and what they mean, are controversial.
That's not what we meant by population growth...
The first reactor-on-a-barge will bring power to Russiaâ€™s electricity-starved Arctic
A dirty bomb produces no nuclear chain reaction, no mushroom cloud. Yet its aftereffects could be devastating
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
One preeminent scientist tackles the moral and ethical issues that come with the business of genetically enhancing our biology.
Behind the scenes in the race to develop a military vehicle that can drive itself.
The History of Popular Science
Our contributing troubadour, Jonathan Coulton, talks to the movers and shakers of sci-tech. From the moon.
Cows conform to electric fields, insects decrease with increasing radiation
Six Generation III+ reactors set for the U.S.
Western architects have grand plans for helping China solve its expanding environmental crisis. But the world's dirtiest country already has the power to clean up all on its own
Several of Japan's nuclear power plants are experiencing serious damage from the earthquake and ensuing tsunami. Here's what you need to know to understand the news, as it happens
As nations around the world rush to reconsider their nuclear plans, nuclear experts look toward a future of smaller, safer reactors designed to greatly reduce the likelihood of a Fukushima-sized catastrophe
Not your rainy afternoon trip to the science museum